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. in june of 2009, fbi directer acknowledged the challenge facing the bureau stating, "it is not sufficient for us as an organization to respond to a terrorist attack after it has occurred. it is important for us as an organization to develop the intelligence to anticipate the terrorist attack developing intelligence, developing facts. and the past we looked at collecting facts for the courtroom. we now have to think of ourselves as gathering facts painting a picture of a particular threat understanding the risk and moving to reduce that risk. and i couldn't agree more with the directer's statement. and then on november 5, 2009, a gunman walked in the soldier readiness center at fort hood, texas and shouted the jihaddic term. and opened fire on unarmed soldiers and civilians. he killed 13 and wounded 43 42 others. was the most horrific terrorist attack on the u.s. soil since 9/11. today we will exam the facts of the fort hood case as we know them to better understand how these facts that seem so obviously alarming now were so missed by seasoned professionals and to understand how the fbi
terrorist plots, whether the danger confronts us here in the united states or abroad. in june of 2009 fbi director robert muller acknowledged the immense challenge facing the bureau, stating it is not sufficient for us as an organization to respond to a terrorist attack after it has occurred. it is important for us as an organization to develop the intelligence, to anticipate a terrorist attack, developing intelligence among developing facts. in the past reticulating thanks for the court room. we now have to think of ourselves as gathering facts containing a picture of a particular threat understanding the risk and moving to reduce that risk. i could not agree more. and then on november the fifth 2009a gunman walked into the soldier readiness center at fort hood, texas and shouted the class ag hottest term. opened fire on unarmed soldiers and civilians. he killed 13 and wounded 42 others. this was the most horrific terrorist attack on u.s. soil since september 11th. today we will examine the facts of the fort hood case as we know them to better understand how these facts that seem so obvi
's one of the worst things i found out. that depressed me a great deal. this came out of the fbi records. there is material there suggesting that j. edgar hoover really organized a campaign among some of his agents to talk publicly, loud voices, about how adlai stevenson was gay. and hoover did keep a file on stevenson. you know that he had this special closet of stuff in his office. and he would also tell fbi agents to try to circulate this in chicago. so this is one of these sort of hidden rumors that in '52 nobody talked about this openly; it was too soon. but there was a lot of whispering around about how adlai stevenson was gay. and this was totally untrue and totally unfair. and so when we think about dirty campaigns, i think we've got to remember 1952 as a very dirty campaign. c-span: you say that near the end he ballooned to 200 pounds. >> guest: 220 pounds, yeah. c-span: what was his normal weight when he was governor? >> guest: probably about 160, 180. c-span: what happened? >> guest: well, i think the last part of his life he really became somewhat obsessive. he did have a fam
a drill agencies like homeland security, fbi, border patrol is using drugs on the southern and northern border. they've been giving out to companies that make the drones. permits have been issued to some universities that are working with the pentagon and they've been given to about 30 police departments to experiment with drugs. well, the drug manufacturers have been very upset with the faa and send the, this is a growth industry. we need a market. we need to solve these drones at home. but speed up this process. so what do they do? they formed their own lobby group in the new piece of legislation and they got their own members of congress to form a drone caucus. now think about all the things you can have a caucus about to help schoolchildren, to feed the homeless. i mean, a million things. there's a group of 58 congresspeople do think it's their duty elected by we the people to go into congress and address what they say is the urgent need to see more of these unmanned vehicles being used both overseas and here in the united states. so they passed a piece of legislation on february 14
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